Fishface, Dec 8, Built around the Intel BX chipset, it efficiently handles data flows between the connected devices. I have owned several Abit motherboards and this is one of the best. If this is not a new hard drive did you try wiping the drive by writing zeros to it before the new XP installation Ratings and Reviews Write a review. Maxtors disk is version 1. What does this price mean?

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They have an updated Bios page for my motherboard but under the instructions it doesn’t say whether it is to make the motherboard XP compatible or br6. Show less Show more. Mike, Dec 7, Salvatore, Dec 8, The problem arises when the system boots up and gives me a message “Error Loading Operating System”.

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Wayne Youngman, Dec 8, If you are going to replace your caps yourself, I have a bunch left over from my repairs that I will sell you for cost if you like. All files needed for the XP installation was copied to the HD. I’m sure you guys can see my frustration!! Slot A Computer Motherboard. Please remember to be considerate of other members.


Computer powers off in sleep mode Right now I’m running 98se with no problem in sight, it’s only when I try to upgrade to or to XP that I get these messages. Is that the right BIOS? This problem may not appear this way.

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Show More Show Less. You’ll need to choose a username for the site, which only take a couple of moments here. This item may be a floor model or store return that has been used. I just want him to know that he is going to have to do a complete install, If I can find out what hard drive he has. Best Selling in Motherboards See all.

Be specific I’ll check inside for ya Or, is there an install command line option that will skip the compatibility check? After that, you can post your question and our members will help you out.

Forget the upgrade, it obviously has problems with something. Very-very high resistant in harsh industrial enviroments. That’s why I would like him to write zeros to the drive to insure a clean install.


The Windows XP compatibility check, launched when I run setup, however, still returns with the above message and exits. At the time this board was made it was one of the fastest Motherboards around. Quixote, Dec 7, Install Win drivers for HPT Trending Price New.

Leon, You’re correct on the board’s version. JK at mail dot dkDec 7, Thanx for the help Lux. How do I wrwite zero’s?????

I think the first thing I would do is to remove all but one stick of memory and try it.